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LCWR speaker says ‘God is the power of the future’

Catholic World News - August 16, 2013

In a keynote address at the convention of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), Sister Ilia Delio said that to understand faith, “we have to think in terms of cosmology.”

Sister Delio, a visiting professor at Georgetown and follower of Teilhard de Chardin, spoke on “Religious Life on the Edge of the Universe.” She said:

God is within and up ahead — not above. God is the power of the future.

The LCWR is undergoing a Vatican-mandated period of reform after the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith found serious theological problems with the organization. Among the complaints cited by the Vatican after an investigation of the group was the heterodox presentations by speakers at LCWR conventions.

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  • Posted by: Bernadette - Aug. 19, 2013 5:20 PM ET USA

    I don't understand a word of what she said. Just a lot of gobbledegoop to m! I have very little hope that anything will be done with the LCWR; the pope and the bishops are too frightened of what damage they could do if they are marginalized and given ultimatums. They are afraid of a de facto split. They should realize that there already is a schism within the Roman Catholic Church. I'm tired of hearing how much the religious orders contributed to the Church. That was then; this is now.

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